Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia Recognized as Leading Trademark Firm by World Trademark Review 1000
Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia (“CMT”) has been recognized as one of the world’s leading trademark firms in the 2021 edition of World Trademark Review 1000 (“WTR 1000”).
The WTR 1000 is a directory of trademark practices and practitioners for those seeking world-class legal trademark expertise. Its rankings are arrived at yearly through an extensive qualitative research process involving interviews with trademark specialists, an analysis of the local and international trademark market, and the evaluation of client feedback.
As one of the foremost global trademark firms in the Philippines, CMT was awarded the gold band to reflect its depth of expertise, market presence and level of work. According to the World Trademark Review, firms and individuals in the gold band are those that attract the most positive comments from sources, often with reputations that have been established over a lengthy period of time.
CMT was particularly commended as “truly exceptional” for its “quick results” as a “dedicated team to attend to IP matters in a very efficient and timely manner”. Senior Partners Susan D. Villanueva and Patricia A. O. Bunye were cited as leading professionals by the WTR 1000 for their work in the litigation and enforcement of IP cases in court, and commercialization and IP licensing, respectively. Senior Partner Divina Gracia E. Pedron was also highly recommended for her “excellent job in capturing our legal needs and always producing excellent work to our satisfaction”.
The WTR 1000 directory listing the leading firms and professionals for 2021 can be found at this link.